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The Hudsucker Proxy

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When the head of Hudsucker Industries jumps to his death, the Board of Directors devises a devilish scheme to keep control of the company - appoint as the new President someone who they can push around. Their choice is Norville Barnes - but Norville has a dream of power.
Paperback, 160 pages
Published March 1st 1994 by Faber & Faber (first published January 1st 1994)
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This is a novelization of the movie by the Coen brothers. If you liked the movie, this is actually a little better.
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I bought this after going to see The Hudsucker proxy live, it is one of those films that I think I've only ever seen once, but it is so memorable that I still quote it quite a lot, after really enjoying it live, I decided to buy a dvd and this book I discovered existed..

The book is just the film written down in script form, it's funny, because it is a really good film.
Y'know for kids.
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Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, known together professionally as the Coen brothers, are four-time Academy Award winning American filmmakers. For more than twenty years, the pair have written and directed numerous successful films, ranging from screwball comedies (O Brother, Where Art Thou?, Raising Arizona, The Hudsucker Proxy) to film noir (Miller's Crossing, Blood Simple, The Man Who Wasn't There, No ...more